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Cannot find enough free resources to run graphics card after

Feb 12, 2018 1:50AM PST

Hello

I run 6 monitors and have two NVIDIA Geforce 210 along with the integrated graphics card. I just did a windows 10 update and now one of the cards is not working and device manager tells me "This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. (Code 12)". Everything working perfectly right before the update.

Any help greatly appreciated.

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Re: free resources
Feb 12, 2018 2:01AM PST

First check on the Nvidia site if you have the latest driver installed.
Then check if Windows update updated drivers. If it did, do a driver rollback and tell Windows update to NEVER update drivers (that's a group policy item or a registry edit).

If no luck (latest Nvidia drivers and nothing changed in Windows drivers) contact Nvidia and ask when they will have a compatible driver for you.

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Thanks
Feb 12, 2018 2:28AM PST

Thanks for your suggestion. I tried this and it did not work. After I downloaded the driver and installed it there was no option to rollback (presumably because it was a new install).

It seems odd that one of my NVIDIA cards is working and the other is not. If it were a driver issue wouldn't they both not be working?

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Re: card
Feb 12, 2018 2:37AM PST

It could be that there are enough resources for the first, and not enough left for the second.

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check again
Feb 12, 2018 1:16PM PST

make sure it's fully inserted into the slot.

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I think LinuxTips tried this.
Feb 12, 2018 9:18AM PST

They hit a brick wall and found that only specific versions worked on such cards. In the end they said it was too much trouble to setup and maintain.

In this case I would send you back to the makers. The card and such makers have to keep up with Microsoft.

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I know there's a video on dual 210s.
Feb 12, 2018 2:10PM PST

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